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Enjoy unlimited internet in Hamburg and everywhere in Germany with a 4G-LTE Pocket WiFi. Stay connected anytime and avoid data roaming charges for your next travel to Hamburg. Instead of paying data roaming fees or hunting free WiFi spots, stay connected everywhere and anytime with high speed WiFi during your travels through Hamburg (and Germany). The pocket WiFi provides you autonomy by simplifying your access to the internet during your stay. Stay connected with your family and friends, share your travel experience and get the information you need during your trip.

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See the best of Hamburg while you're in port on an easy and convenient hop-on hop-off tour, including two cruises – a harbor cruise and a panoramic sightseeing cruise on Lake Alster! Set your own itinerary on this perfect do-it-yourself combination shore excursion in Hamburg. The hop-on hop-off tour allows you to see Hamburg's top attractions at your own pace aboard a comfortable double-decker bus, while the one-hour harbor cruise and one-hour Lake Alster sightseeing cruise provide great views from the water. See all the major attractions, including St Michael Church, the newly built Hamburg Harbor City and the infamous Reeperbahn red-light district!

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Hamburg Airport

Where is Hamburg Airport?  


Located in northern Germany, Hamburg is the country's biggest port. Germany's 2nd largest city is one of the richest cities in the European Union, with the likes of London and Brussels. And, yes, Hamburg residents are known as "Hamburgers" (they'll appreciate it if you pronounce the a like you're saying "ah", even though the food did get its name here). 


Hamburg Airport (IATA: HAM, ICAO: EDDH), also known as Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport, is 8.5 kilometers (5.3 miles) north of Hamburg city centre, in the Fuhlsbüttel quarter. The terminals, designed by architects Gerkan, Marg, und Partner, have a high, curved ceilings to emulate the shape of a wing.


Passenger traffic in 2012 was 13,697,402 passengers, making Hamburg Airport the 32nd busiest airport in the European Union, and 5th busiest airport in Germany.


Hamburg's other airports are Lübeck-Blankensee Airport (LBC), used by low-cost carriers, and Hamburg-Finkenwerder Airport (XFW), home of the Airbus plant, and the small Hamburg-Uetersen Airport (EDHE), used for flights to nearby islands.


Airlines that fly to Hamburg Airport include Aeroflot, Air Arabia Egypt, airBaltic, Air Berlin, Air France, BMI Regional, British Airways, China Eastern Airlines, Condor, EasyJet, Emirates, Finnair, Germania, Germanwings, Icelandair, Iran Air, KLM, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air Shuttle, TAP Portugal, TUIfly, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines and Vueling. 


There are flights to Hamburg Airport from Amsterdam, Budapest, Cape Verde, Catania, Dubrovnik, Edinburgh, Istanbul, Larnaca, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Malta, Moscow, Naples, New York, Nuremberg, Oslo, Paris, Prague, Reykjavik, Rhodes, Rome, Shanghai, Sharm el-Sheikh, Tehran, Tunis, Venice, Warsaw and Zürich, among many others.


A bit of history: The airport was actually opened in 1911, making Hamburg Airport the oldest airport in the world still in operation. It was used extensively during the Berlin Airlift in 1948 as a staging area, as the northern air corridor went between Hamburg and West Berlin.  


Hamburg Airport won Best Airport Europe at the Airport Council International Europe (ACI) 2012 awards, as well as the Best Regional Airport Europe at the 2012 Skytrax World Awards.


There are very good Hamburg Airport transfer options available, including trains and buses. Details are outlined in this guide.


 

 Other Items of Interest at Hamburg Airport


Hamburg Airport is hugely popular with planespotters and aviation enthusiasts, thanks in part to Lufthansa's on-site maintenance hangars which see its fair share of rare and interesting aircraft, as well as a great Airport Lounge, viewing areas and displays in the terminals. 


Hamburg Airport services include:


  • Hairdresser
  • Duty free
  • Pharmacy
  • Coat storage
  • Luggage repair
  • Conference centre
  • Post office
  • Casino
  • Massage
  • 2 Hour Dry Cleaning (Terminal 1, Arrivals)
  • Chapel (Christian) (Terminal 1)
  • Tourist Information
  • Airport Model Exhibition: a miniature version of the airport (4 shows daily, 45 minutes, admission EUR 2-5) - the Panorama terrace is free 
  • Museum plane - an old Boeing 707-430 sits nearby and is used for education purposes




Additional Hamburg Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 23 Apr 2017